Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels. Verapamil is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (chest pain), and certain heart rhythm disorders. Verapamil may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Calan is found in a drug class referred to as calcium channel blocker. It can be used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure. By lowering blood pressure, you can prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems. Calan works by relaxing blood vessels to enable blood to flow more easily.